AIDS Helpline & Testing

AIDS Helpline & Testing

Notice

In view of the latest situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation will provide Voluntary HIV Testing service to public at our Shaukeiwan Office and Yau Ma Tei Outreach centre with effect from 26 August 2020.

You are welcome to make appointments now by phone at 2513 0513 (AIDS Helpline) or by text messages at 9093 0335 (WhatsApp) or hivtesting (LINE)*.

For latest arrangements and enquiries, you may also contact our staff by the means above; and pay attention to our latest announcements.

* Available from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Monday to Friday, except public holidays)

 

Dated this 19th day of August 2020

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 AIDS Helpline

Our helpline is available in Cantonese, Mandarin and English during the following timeslots on weekdays (except public holidays).

Mon

Tue Wed Thur

Fri

9:00am – 1:00pm  

 
2:00pm – 5:30pm

* Professional advice is certainly anonymous and secure: please feel free to call us!

** During the non-service hours, all calls will be forwarded to the mail box.

Call Us Now at 2513 0513 

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Voluntary HIV Counselling and Testing (VCT) Service

if you want to be known about your HIV status, you may consider using our voluntary HIV counselling and testing (VCT) service.  The Foundation is providing free, anonymous and confidential tests as below:

-Pre and post-test counselling service will be provided by professional trained staff or volunteer
-Blood drop will be taken from finger tip;
-Result will be available within 15 minutes;

If the result shows positive, conventional test will be arranged for confirmation;
Blood sample taken will be sent to the government laboratory for testing and the result will be available at around 7 working days.

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-Blood sample taken will be sent to the government laboratory for testing;
-Result will be available within 7 working days; and
-Pre and Post-test counselling service will be provided by professionally trained staff.

AIDS HELPLINE
2513 - 0513

If you would like to make an appointment or inquire the service hour of testing service, please call Us.

 Testing Service Locations (By appointment):

Shaukeiwan 5/F, Shaukeiwan Jockey Club Clinic, 8 Chai Wan Road, Shaukeiwan
Yau Ma Tei 16/F, Tai Shing Commercial (Yaumatei) Building, 498-500 Nathan Road, Yaumatei, Kowloon

* We will tell you the detail address after booking.

Free Syphilis rapid test will also be provided at your choice.

*If you would like to make an appointment or inquire the service hours of testing, please call our AIDS Helpline at 2513 0513 or WhatsApp at 9093 0335 or LINE at hivtesing.

 Check Our Testing Schedule:

September 2020

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  • Shau Kei Wan (Evening)
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  • Mongkok (Evening)
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  • Shau Kei Wan (Evening)
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Monday to Friday
For those who have appointment in the afternoon(1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
If the No.8 signal or above/ Black Rainstorm Warning Signal remains in force or is issued at 11:00 a.m. or at a latter time, all testing service will be cancelled. Please call our AIDS Helpline at 2513-0513 to make appointment again.
If the No.8 signal or above/ Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is cancelled before 11:00 a.m., all testing service will remain available.
If No.8 signal is issued during service hours, all testing service will be cancelled.

Monday to Friday
For those who have appointment at night (6:00 p.m. or latter)
If the No.8 signal or above/ Black Rainstorm Warning Signal remains in force or is issued at 4:00 p.m. or at a latter time, all testing service will be cancelled. Please call our AIDS Helpline at 2513-0513 to make appointment again.
If the No.8 signal or above/ Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is cancelled before 4:00 p.m., all testing service will remain available.
If No.8 signal is issued during service hours, all testing service will be cancelled.

Saturday and Sunday
For those who have appointment (anytime in afternoon and at night)
If the No.8 signal or above/ Black Rainstorm Warning Signal remains in force or is issued at 11:00 a.m. or at a latter time, all testing service will be cancelled. Please call our AIDS Helpline at 2513-0513 to make appointment again.
If the No.8 signal or above/ Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is cancelled before 11:00 a.m., all testing service will remain available.
If No.8 signal is issued during service hours, all testing service will be cancelled.

Support services for people living with HIV (PLHIV) and affected by HIV (family members and partners)

For people living with HIV (PLHIV), there are various issues they have to face including medical treatment, employment, disclosure of HIV status, relationships and emotional support. The Foundation provides the following services to help them cope with the influences.

Services Content
Counselling service Counselling service for PLHIV, couples and family members on a confidential and friendly basis, helping them solve their problems and worries. Also providing emotional and psychological support through peer volunteer.
Mutual support groups Set up regular gatherings and workshops, providing a platform for PLHIV to share their concerns with others who are in similar situations and encouraging mutual support.
Capacity building training Organise training workshop and seminar for PLHIV to learn different skills and enhance their ability in problem solving.
Visiting and escort service Visits and escorts to PLHIV at home or hospital, giving them support and care.
Financial or resources support service Immediate assistance for PLHIV with urgent needs through PWA Support Fund and Resources Corner.
Empowerment training programme for PLHIV volunteers Training PLHIV to work with staff and other volunteers to organise various AIDS preventive education programmes for the general public and the most as risk population , also provide support services for other PLHIV.
Peer volunteers Training PLHIV volunteers to provide support services for other PLHIV, encouraging mutual support.
Referral service For PLHIV with the need to consult a specialist such as lawyer, insurance consultant or doctor.

For inquiries, please call our AIDS Helpline at 2513-0513.

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